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NBC
Nov 8, 2012 4:00am EST
. many places in connecticut have nearly a foot of heavy, wet snow. it has been wind-driven. for us, reagan national, we had a little bit of flurry and sleet activity from about 10:00 last night until 1:00, 2:00 this morning. now all of that has pretty much ended. although we still have a few scattered sprinkles in prince george's county. now it's changed back to some sprinkles. a few of those scattered spri s sprinkles will be with us the next few hours. well above freezing, as we anticipated that the impact would be very small for us. it's just in the upper 30s to 40 all across northern virginia into maryland. a few isolated spots have dipped down to near freezing. should not have any travel problems here locally this morning. just a few flurries this morning. cloudy still around noontime. during the afternoon, ought to get some breaks in the clouds. i'll be back in ten minutes. danella is here with a look at our very early morning traffic. >> volume very, very light. not seeing any accidents right now. but seeing road work. let's talk about it. traveling westbound 66 approaching
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am EST
restored by thanksgiving. >> north of there in connecticut, drivers are dealing with treacherous road conditions. police say two traffic deaths may be related to the storm. a car collided with a jackknifed crush, and in lebanon, another car overturned. the coastal storm is expected to dump as much as a foot of snow in parts of new england. tom kierein now is tracking that storm. good morning to you. >> a near miss for us thankfully, because it is a powerful coastal storm, almost like a hurricane. in fact, it had hurricane force winds yesterday afternoon. and now it's just sort of stalled out and spinning away here, just south of nantucket. and they're still getting bands of heavy snow from maine all the way down to massachusetts and into western connecticut. this part of central western connecticut, the areas that have the most snow, up to a foot of the wind-driven heavy snow. still snowing in long island. along new york city, they had up to six to seven inches of snow as well as much of new jersey. and now locally on our radar, we had just a few areas of some flurries, a little bit o
FOX
Nov 8, 2012 4:25am EST
state of connecticut accused of 17 sexual assaults in maryland, virginia, connecticut and rhode island. >>> a plunge in u.s. markets that continues overseas this morning. the dow lost over 300 points in new york or more than 2% in its worst day of the year. japan's nikkei dropped 136 points overnight. the hong kong market is off more than 500 points. that is almost 2.5% n europe, all markets are dropping this morning. >>> we still have plenty ahead, your weather, traffic and all your top stories. >> fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts now. >>> all right. happy thursday. it is november 8th, 2012. live look outside right now at the washington monument. a couple of sprinkles on the car when i was driving in. i don't know whether that was from overnight or whether it was sprinkling when i walked outside. just in a daze. >> we'll be glad whether this nor'easter moves out because tens of thousands of people in new york and new jersey are back in the dark this morning. another powerful storm whipped through the area. it started yesterday bringing heavy wet snow winds. more than 1,000 fli
CBS
Nov 7, 2012 7:00pm EST
you move inland, there's 3, 4 inches on the ground in northern new jersey, interior connecticut anwe have a live shot of manhattan. it's snowing in new york, wind gust of 35 in laguardia and a wind gust of 43 in islip, nothing like what we saw with the superstorm, but wow, this is really insult to injury. in terms of not having heat or electricity, this is not what you want. you can see the snow in all of new york, connecticut and new jersey, a little mix showing up on the dell marv. we just have rain. we'll -- delmarva. we just have rain. that may mix with or change to snow briefly late tonight before everything pulls away, winds gusting to 26 miles per hour in annapolis. we could see winds gusting 25 to 30 miles per hour both tonight and tomorrow for us. so light rain or snow east tonight and then it stays dry in the western suburbs, dry morning commute, good news. keep the jacket handy. it will be windy and chilly tomorrow. we'll come back and talk about the weekend. i think you'll like our change in weather pattern. >>> we stand ready to work with any willing partner, democrat, r
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 4:00am EST
anywhere from parts of the jersey shore through new york, connecticut and as far to the east as massachusetts. some may make it into portions of vermont and new hampshire during the day. now when we look at where the storm will likely be going, it appears that by 7:00 a.m. the snow should begin to slacken off in new jersey, also the new york city metropolitan area, really messy around boston but during the day the low will begin to lift out to the north and east and everything will begin to clear from the west to the east. so hopefully all the travel problems that are ensuing those will get better and the planes should be able to land and take off once again with more regularity once we get further into the day. i'm david bernard. >>> president obama is back at the white house this morning following his re-election victory on tuesday night. the pressure is on to forge an agreement with republicans. >> reporter: president obama and the first family returned to the white house wednesday evening, in his words more determined about the work that lies ahead. the president laid out pa
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 11:00am EST
turned on as quickly as possible. >> north of noonlg noonlg and new york, connecticut, drivers are dealing with treacherous driving conditions. a car collided with a jackknifed club. in lebanon, another car overturned. the coastal storm could dump as much as a foot of snow in new england. >>> here in washington, we missed the brunt of the storm. it affected travel. at reagan international, some people had to spend the night. megan mcgrath has more. >> reporter: here at reagan national airport, things are getting back to normal. on the board, this flight to new york's laguardia is listed on time. down below, a flight to newark has been canceled. we have frustrated passengers here this morning. this comes a week after sandy blew through and reeked havoc on flight scheduled. there were the lucky, those able to fly out on time this morning. >> boarding time is 7:10. >> reporter: there were the unlucky. people who got stuck at reagan national, their flight scrapped due to the snow. richard spent the night in the terminal. >> tried to get a hotel. they had been booked or not responsive.
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 4:30am EST
the heavier snow that fell across parts of eastern new jersey up into connecticut. some areas had a foot of snow in connecticutment we are leftover with a sprinkle or two. you see it down to our south and east. this stuff coming out of prince frederick falling apart to leonardtown. but on the lower eastern shore just east avenue cambridge there -- of cambridge there across route 50 a few showers. 32 in cumberland. winchester and gaithersburg 37 with 42 here in d.c.. and outside on our michael & son weather camera, we've got cloudy skies, little bit of a breeze and you can sort of see the flag blowing there at the u.s. capitol. 42. feeling though it's like 46 with a northerly wind at 12. quantico gusts to 22, 23 miles an hour and look how dry it is. the dew point is at 23 a sign of really dry air that's been wrapping around the backside of the storm. check this out. can you see this right here? look how tightly wound this low pressure area is spinning. not -- not barely moving right now. it is going to move a little bit here but you got bands of snow across maine and parts of new eng
Current
Nov 5, 2012 10:00pm PST
when we come back we're going to talk about states. chris murphy running for senator in connecticut. we'll talk to him about his race and how are the races all across the country going for democrats. the answer is surprisingly well. let us show you when we return. ed. >> i'm supporting president obama and linda mcmann. >> i support barack obama this year. >> i'm voting for president obama and linda ♪ ♪ the trucks are going farther. the new 2013 ram 1500. ♪ ♪ with the best-in-class fuel economy. engineered to move heaven and earth. ♪ ♪ guts. glory. ram. 15 succeeded in setting their houses on fire. at christmas, there was a lot of driving over the river and through the woods. and a little bit of skidding on the ice and taking out grandma's garage door. so while you're celebrating, allstate will be standing by. trouble never takes a holiday. neither should your insurance. that's allstate's stand. are you in good hands? ♪ ♪ what we need are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025 we could have 20 million jobs without enough college graduates to fill
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 5:00am EST
western connecticut. and it's still snowing there. the storm center is circulating, just south of nantucket. here is nantucket. here's cape cod. and it is showing some trends that it's weakening a little bit as it's traveling just about due north, so they're going to continue to get snow, wind, and rain in new england. for us locally, we've had a few scattered sprinkles, a little bit of flurry in the sleet activity in the last few hours, but that's ended a couple hours ago. but getting still a few sprinkles, maybe a little bit of wet snow. it's cold out of the mountains, below freezing there. but in maryland, virginia, the district, we're around 40 degrees and we'll stay that way for another few hours, just a small chance or a sprinkle or flurry. chilly and breezy by noontime. afternoon highs mid to upper 40s, to low 50s by mid afternoon. and a blustery wind. i'll be back in ten minutes with another update. first 4 traffic this thursday morning with danella. >> traveling 66 eastbound, had a crash but it quickly cleared and now it's out of the roadway altogether. this time, northbo
NBC
Nov 9, 2012 10:00pm EST
shocking. >> reporter: back in connecticut, stamford police were getting a surprisingly different vibe from annalisa's boyfriend, nelson. >> was she emotional? >> if he was, he didn't show it to us. >> did he ask what happened to annalisa? >> never to us. >> no, not at all. >> never to us. in fact went to sleep. >> he went to sleep? >> went to sleep in the boathouse. >> as seasoned detectives, what did that say to you? >> it raised a big flag with us. big red flag with us. >> makes you wonder, did nelson know more than he was telling police about the murder of his girlfriend? and what would have been his motive for murder? no one could figure it out, especially his friends. >> how could he do this? why would he do this? it didn't make sense. >> neither did a strange game between a husband and wife, but it would provide a critical clue to solving the murder when "obsession" continues. [ male announcer ] what are happy kids made of? bikes and balloons, and noodles on spoons. a kite, a breeze, a dunk of grilled cheese. catches and throws, and spaghettio's. a wand, some wings, soup wi
NBC
Nov 7, 2012 4:00pm EST
jersey, and up around hartford, connecticut. back to what's going on here. you can see the trend, the moisture pushing throughout the morning hours. the afternoon hours from east to west, now leesburg, d.c., waldorf, leonardtown. very few reports of much of anything falling here. in new jersey, look at that white, different story here where they've had low visibility, down to a quarter mile. the bigger flakes here. that's closer to the center of the storm system. and even our wind gusts inland have been up around 20 miles per hour. i'm not expecting much at all from this storm system. maybe an inch of accumulating snowfall. i-95, hartford, cecil county, we could see a dusting around baltimore, areas of northern howard county. generally light rain here with our best opportunity coming between 8:00 p.m. and about 11:00 p.m. very short window, where we could see anything squeezed out of the atmosphere. we'll talk more about the winter weather advisories and the next big thing coming our way in weather in a couple of minutes. >>> president obama on his way back to whington right now.
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 4:30am EST
. hartford, connecticut, 4 inches of snow. central park in new york city, almost 5 inches of snow is almost unheard of, wasser, mass., 5 inches, danbury, connecticut, 9. and one in new jersey with a foot of snow. the storm almost looks like a tropical storm. that's the center of it. south of nantucket. its anding over the interior sections. it's wrapping in some warmer air, changing over snow to rain in areas of long island. the temperatures have warmed up even at the upper levels of the storm. that will help things during the day today. the worst of it definitely on cape cod right now. look at the wind gusts. 59 on martha's vineyard, 55 on provincetown. cape cod, this is the worst of it for you. you're getting the rain and the pounding wind. w worcester, the snow with the leaves on the trees aren't doing so well. major highways fine. secondary roads slushy. during the afternoon hours the roads will clear up. most of us will head into the 40s. it will be a slushy, wet mess by later this afternoon. >> it will warm up and melt off. >>> president obama is back at the white house this mo
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 6:00pm EST
toward connecticut. it is coming down. i think it will close easily on eight inches of snow. it will be a historic one. the snow has been falling from philadelphia, atlantic city airport. if you have a flight out of those two points, forget about it. in terms of what's going on here, it's cold. at times a little bit of a breeze. a few of our facebook friends have been saying it's flurries from time to time but we're not expect heavy ?oal -- snowfall accumulations. cecil county, harford county and the northern eastern shore you could be dealing with a coating. it's cold. wyatt will talk about that coming up. >>> maryland's most accurate weather team will continue to track the storm as it moves in. for the latest forecast, head to abc2news.com and click on the weather tab. >>> let's go to odenton. we had a fire. there people are sleeping under a new roof after 12 apartments were severely damaged. it happened in the seven oaks community. soon after fightersen terred for a -- firefighters entered for a rescue, the situation went from bad to worse. >> it deteriorated rapidly. in all, it took
Univision
Nov 2, 2012 6:30am EDT
connecticut.... ...a cinco dias de las elcciones, un grupo de democratas impulsan una vez mas el voto latino en virginia. los republicanos tambien hicieron lo propio. maria rosa lucchini con los detalles. esta joven esta amparada bajo la accion diferida...pero teme que su sueÑo de poder trabajar legalmente se convierta en una pesadilla... "el deferred action es solo por dos aÑos, depende de la eleccion que es lo que va a pasar con ese programa, si va a continuar, si no va a pasar, voy a tener que volver yo a esconderme" este grupo de representantes hispanos democratas de virginia impulsan la reeleccion del presidente obama... acusan al candidato republicano mitt romney de apoyar medidas contra los inmigrantes.. "nosotros queremos que pase el dream act y tenemos aca otra clara diferencia. romney dijo que el va a vetar, que el no va a firmar. entonces que es lo que estamos esperando nosotros los latinos, no podemos quedarnos" actualmente en virginia, un este estado clave, mas de 183-mil latinos son elegibles para votar.. y lgran mayoria son jovenes... el 34- por ciento tiene entre 18
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 4:30am EST
accidents or incidents and no road work being picked up in the final stages. this is connecticut ave. we will head over to springfield as you head up 95 north on your left side of your screen de hov you can see bear, restrictions are back in effect after yesterday's holiday. and pretty good near dulles airport. route 28 moving smoothly. but keep in mind, with the rain e-mail to give yourself extra time. back to you. >> thank you very much. new details in the sex scandal involving the cia official. late monday night they the charlotte n.c., of his mistress. >> we have learned the pentagon is investigating another military official in the case. >> and a new twist, the pentagon now says that the top american commander in afghanistan donald john allen is under investigation for sending allegedly improper e-mails. kelly the florida woman that triggered the investigation that forced him to resign. they are reviewing between 20,000 and 30,000 documents involved. john allen denies any wrongdoing. agents by nearly five hours at the home of impala broadwell this after the fbi told abc news the
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
above what's best for new jersey, new york, connecticut, rhode island, and all the other states impacted by hurricane sandy. i will say this, tamron. mitt romney's closing argument is i can work better with democrats than president obama was able to do with republicans. but the image that we saw with president obama and chris christie touring the hurricane damage does seem to be almost a counterfactual to the claim that mitt romney chs making. >> it could play into guilt by association. you have some of the supporters of governor romney who are if you will poo-pooing on that moment of joint unity. it makes some voters take pause to say these are people in romney's camp who say this is a bad thing. how can you see this as anything other than a good thing to have these two leaders together. >> right. people actually criticized the republicans, including rush limbaugh, who pounced on that. hurricane sandy, where people actually might say somehow this was the moment where either mitt romney or barack obama lost the contest, the blame to put on this, we saw this before. of course, it
FOX News
Nov 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
parts of connecticut. we didn't talk much about connecticut from sandy mostly just because we saw so much of the damage across long island and new jersey. a lot of people were without power there across areas of connecticut. a lot of tree damage. they are getting the heaviest of the snow. the storm has tracked a little farther to the east than we initially predicted that pulled down colder air. so snow now across all areas of long island and in towards new york city. if there is any good part of this, it's that it is not horribly cold and so the snow is not going to stick for very long down across at least on the road. so that's part of the good news. take a look at -- put this forward in time where around 8:00 or 9:00 p.m. tonight. by around :00 p.m., the snow stops around new jersey and across parts of connecticut. by tomorrow morning it's mostly gone. the wind even begins to ease, which will be certainly a welcome break. because that's been the big concern, the wind causing more power outages. take a look right here, we continue to see all of the snow that will fall here. some are
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
up to connecticut. and tapering off now, making treacherous travel, headaches with thousands of homeowners trying to recover from sandy. we're going to get a live report from al straight ahead. and we'll show you how one family who has been without power since the storm struck rode this storm out. >>> also ahead, more fallout from the outcome of the presidential race. odds are already being laid on who might run for president in the year 2016. we'll get into that and show you how tuesday's results are playing out on the late-night comedy shows. and they had a field day with that. >> you bet. and we study to kristen stewart on wednesday and we've got robert pattinson live. >>> and on thursday, with this nor'easter in the northeast, they're still reeling from hurricane sandy. al roker in danbury, connecticut, what's it look like up there? >> reporter: well, a little bit like a winter wonderland, matt. records yesterday with all this snow. the earliest 4-inch snow ever. newark getting the biggest one-day snowfall in november ever. and i tell you, as you look at this system, we've g
NBC
Nov 9, 2012 10:00pm PST
. >> the story begins in stamford, connecticut, where anna-lisa raymundo lived an athletic life. she was a harvard grad who got her master's at columbia. by age 32 she was a pharmaceutical executive and living large. nice car, nice restaurants and a waterfront condominium. >> her apartment was gorgeous and she had tons of plants. it was on the water, two floors and just beautiful. >> her friend and co-worker, christine dinersteven said everyone admired her. >> she would walk into a room and the room would light up. >> to some, she was almost bigger than life. brilliant, lively, elegant. >> there's anna. >> she just had such a desire and thirst for life. >> hi, anna. >> something her brother and sister couldn't ignore, her love of life was contagious. >> mom, dad, i love you. >> like the time she talked her little sister, bernadette, into going skydiving. >> it was all her idea to go skydiving. she made me do that. >> and she had a boyfriend. >> she adored him. she was in love with him. >> they met at work. his name was nelson sesler. >> what kind of a guy was he? >> the exact opposit
CNN
Nov 8, 2012 5:00am EST
the storm in general. we had some impressive snow totals across connecticut, upwards of a foot there. i saw one report of a foot in manchester, new jersey, a town also hit very hard by this storm. suzanne candiotti will have more on that. wind gusts also impressive, especially in eastern long island. and buzzards bay, a wind gust over hurricane strength. goodness. all right. here's where the storm is off the coast of massachusetts. still snowing in parts of connecticut and long island. this thing is not done by any stretch. they were worried about the storm surge here because we're so close to the ocean and shoreline has been damaged. the protective berms have been damaged as well. we didn't get that, thankfully i caught up with a family that has been surviving really in their house since sandy came through more than a week ago. listen to what they had to say. >> i went through the most pain i ever went through in my whole life from being he lek cuted trying to get back into my house to watching all my possessions and my family practically almost dying. >> this has been a week from h
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 6:00am EST
before we turn to our house colleagues will be senator blumenthal from connecticut. we're so delighted you could be here, senator, go right ahead. >> thank you very much, madam chairman, and i want to thank you and ranking member inhofe for today's hearing. and my colleagues who have stated so eloquently what happened in new york and new jersey, connecticut really shared their fate although the national media coverage may give the impression that connecticut's damage was more a footnote to the main story. in fact, the destruction and damage in connecticut was every bit as real, and the pockets of destruction as pervasive as elsewhere. and i think many of the lessons learned that you've heard here form a pattern that we need to invest now or pay later, that there are measures we can take now to minimize the damage in the future, and we cannot be penny wise and pound foolish to avowed those measures -- avowed those measures going forward. and the other lesson that i think is striking here is that our efforts have to be complimentary, not competitive. that we are mutually suppor
CW
Nov 7, 2012 9:00pm CST
the snow, here is connecticut where up to 10 in.. here is what it looks like the purple areas are areas with 40 mi. per hour gusts and this thing moving right over the cape and towards the maritime provinces of canada. here is a look at its mixed precipitation. these are weather but cameras. you can see the snow hitting that area and other great shock from richfield connecticut look how it turns to a winter wonderland out there. look at that visibility reduction, here is another camera from boston board there has been a mix of precipitation that has gone on, wind chills are in the '30's and 20's. keep in mind these areas are still flooded in some areas. schaumburg has 41. connecticut is up to 10 in.. central park is seeing 2.8 in. of snow and on top of the bat roaring winds hitting the coastline. these winds have topped 70 mi. per hour in some locations. the tides are all above normal. this is what initiates the big warmup by the weekend it could end with powerful thunderstorms and downpours that may even impact the bears game sunday night as we transition to the chill of early ne
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
rates and a tax on 17 women here led maryland virginia, connecticut and rhode island. he was arrested last year. >> tommy brown heads to court today facing sentencing in district court. john dingell was has been following this story. -- john gonzales. >> the prosecution this morning is recommended at least six days a present for the former d.c. council chairman. all of that contained because of what happened the last month. he was punished for failing to report on pre-trail services of three separate occasions. it will be interesting to see what the veteran decides later today. the judge known for being fair, but stern. he made in chicken and person each day for the past five weeks. he is being sentenced today on federal frank -- federal bank fraud charges. he stepped down as chairman of the council. this will be a very busy day for brown. not only will he be a federal court, but later this afternoon he will be in d.c. superior court on a separate misdemeanor campaign finance charge. both charges carry a maximum of six months in prison. reporting live, john gonzales abc7 news. >> gett
NBC
Nov 12, 2012 7:00pm EST
% of his residents are in the dark, and it is true of places in connecticut and new jersey, people desperate for the lights to come back on. and for shelter of places in connecticut and utility crews are hard at work, and one time more than a million people were without power, now it is around 54,000. 99% of the customers are expected to have power restored tomorrow evening, and not a moment too soon, for frustrated and angry residents living in the dark and cold for two weeks. thousands in new jersey and connecticut are in shelters, fema has approved $455 million in assistance and in temporary housing. one sign of recovery, the governor of new jersey says the gas rationing will end tomorrow. but for people here, the personal assessment goes on, while new york's governor says the state is looking at $30 billion in economic losses, brian. >> rehema ellis, thank you, in a weird way the storm brought one community together in new jersey. there were 15 power trucks from the state of florida, alone. and remember, first there was sandy. then last week brought a nor'easter, which brought
Univision
Nov 3, 2012 6:00pm PDT
reunicÓn con connecticut, new jersey y new york con las autoridades y les pidiÓ soluciones para restablecer la energia. >> la cruz roja enviÓ personal para la costa este para ayudar a las vÍctima de el huracÁn sandy. >> !0 voluntarios respondieron el llamado para ir a la costa este. >> nos despertamos temprano para ir a la oficina, necesitan 5 de estos vehiculos. >> explica que los vehÍculos son para distribuir comida, 10 voluntarios llevan estos carros hasta new york se tardan 5 dÍas y ayudarÁn. >> jessie y freddy van hasta new york y tambiÉn su hijo ya que ellos ayudan a los desamparados. >> su compaÑero dice estar agradecido de poder ayudar a los damnificados la cruz proporciona alojamiento para 44 mil personas. >> ♪. . >> quienes vivimos en estados unidos tenemos que retrasar el reloj una hora antes de dormir esto es que tenemos un hora mÁs para descanzar revise las baterias de los detectores de humo. >> hola ¿quÉ tal? les saludo las temperaturas muy cerca de lo normal en san francisco 68 grados y en la madrugada 52 grados en el Área de la bahia 75 grados esper
NBC
Nov 1, 2012 4:30am EDT
where it is. >>> in connecticut, intense images as three mansions burned to the ground. firefighters couldn't save the homes because of the intensity of the situation as you can see. >>> back to new jersey, at least 25% of hoboken remains under water. the national guard arrived there but the mayor is begging for more assistance. >>> we need more food. we need more resources so anyone who's listening to this in the city of hoboken or neighboring towns who can get to us, we ask you to come and deliver your supplies. >>> in atlantic city president obama was met by new jersey governor chris christie. after the two leaders surveyed the damage along the jersey shore, the president vowed he wouldn't tolerate red tape. >> i've instituted a 15-minute rule essentially on my team. you return everybody's phone calls in 15 minutes, whether it's the mayor's, the governors, the county officials, if they need something, we figure out a way to say yes. >> during one of his stop, governor christie found more victims in utter despair. >> i just want everybody to get help. >> yeah. >> they don't deserve
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 2:00am PDT
of the storm we were at 2.7 million. a million more customers have been restored. >> in connecticut, garbage is piling up all along the streets as flooded basements are being cleaned out. let's go back to new york. washed out subways are starting to come back, and there are huge lines on buses as the city deals with a gridlock nightmare. work could begin today on removing that massive crane that's been dangling high above a midtown manhattan street. and a lot of people are questioning the decision to go ahead with the new york city marathon on sunday. to lower manhattan where power may not come back until the weekend. our reporter from wnbc found an incredible sight near a supermarket. >> look how desperate it has gotten here in this neighborhood. people are dumpster diving. what they're going after is the food. some i've spoke within are so hungry, they literally pried open this dumpster. they are literally picking through. >> almost hard to imagine. four days after sandy, fatigue and frustration mound as people are waiting for electric, power, and more help to meet the overwhelmin
MSNBC
Nov 6, 2012 2:00am PST
senate. >> in connecticut, republicans had hoped former world wrestling entertainment ceo linda mcmahon could pull off an upset spending part of her own fortune. polls show her behind. >> former gop governor tommy thompson is locked in a nailbiter with texas a&m ee baldwin who could become the first openly guy senator. >> your voices will be heard. >> when the votes are counted, analysts predict the new senate could be even more narrowly divided than it is now. kelly o'donnell, nbc news, cleveland. >> last night on "hardball," president obama's campaign manager told chris matthews the stakes in the election are high for women. >> we need women to come out and vote. they support the president by double digits, we we need them to come out to the polls and vote tomorrow. in the usa today poll, in a lot of the state polling, he leads women by double digits. but now is the time when it matters to demonstrate support, when you come out to the polls. for those what are early voting, broad coalition of people, young people, women, african-americans, latinos, they're all coming out to ca
NBC
Nov 11, 2012 6:30pm EST
connecticut are still without power two weeks after sandy hit, and thousands of others displaced and in search and in need of housing. patrice sotomayor has spent the day clearing out her staten island home. >> the water came up to here. >> reporter: since sandy hit, she has stayed with friends. but with her flooded home now gutted, patrice worries about finding a new home. >> i'm taking it a day at a time. i can't even think long term. >> reporter: today homeland security secretary janet napolitano returned to staten island for the second time since sandy struck. >> we know we have more to do. this is going to be here for the long term. and we are here for the long term as well. >> reporter: one of the biggest needs and questions, where to house the thousands of displaced residents. more than 4,800 displaced residents in new york, new jersey and connecticut are still in shelters tonight. fema is helping pay for temporary housing and says more than 369,000 have applied for individual assistance. and fema has approved more than $455 million of assistance so far. meanwhile, organizatio
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 12:00pm EST
. but local tv stations wfsb in hartford, connecticut has been naming storms for more than 40 years. the meteorologist mark dixon says the station will only name a storm if it's expected to bring at least 6 inches of snow or a half inch of ice to the viewers. today's storm doesn't make the cut. and dixon says his station won't be calling it athena either. what if it's an epic dud? we'll find out sooner or later, erica grow, 9news now. >> what do you think? erica says the general feeling outside the weather channel has been to sort of ignore this whole thing that they're trying to put together. even the tv stations that are own bid the same company as the weather channel are deciding you know what? i don't want to do this. >> i think this is wrong. this may not be a bad idea per se but i think it's wrong when a private company decided we're going to do this. as meteorologists we have a community and when we give you the watches and the warnings they're coming from the national weather service and we have a consistency message. we know people flip back and forth and if we start giving
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 4:00am PST
bells -- in belltown, usa means a lot to me. >> reporter: east hampton, connecticut is called belltown, u.s. because at once there were 30 bell makers here. bevins was the last one. bevin brothers made the first bicycle bell in 1861. in 1923 bevince bells started calling children to the good humor ice cream truck and one of its bells had a starring role in the christmas class jic "it's a wonderful life." >> look daddy, every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings. >> reporter: today matt bevin is starting over. 14 of his 27 employees are back at work in this temporary factory trying to rebuild their biggest order, 25,000 bells for the salvation army's kettle ring. >> we aren't just making wishes. we're not even just in the bell business. we're in the memory business. we're making memories. >> reporter: since the fire hundreds of those memories have made their way to his mail box in the form of handwritten letters, all from people who wanted to share their own bell stories. >> i'm going to start crying. i'm glad your bells are still made in the united states of america. >> r
WETA
Nov 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
connecticut. linda mcmahon's second race, millions of dollars. joe donnelly in indiana and not against mourdock. -- hanging on against mourdock. jon tester in montana absolute dead heat. heidekamp in north dakota, r an a tour of the campaign, even with the republican -- think.ill is close, i >> do you see much ticket splitting? a vote for obama or romney and then vote for republican or democrat for the senate? >> i think we are a more polarized nation. >> ticket splitting would be good because there is an interesting theory that it would be helpful to romney if the democrats kept control of the senate by a vote or two because it would allow romney to tell the crazies in his own party that i have to make a deal with the democrats. >> well -- >> back at bain? >> i'm saying, if elected, it might not be a tragedy. >> the republicans are not only going to keep the house, and they all will keep most of their majority. this is one place where redistricting and a late money from super pacs has made a difference. >> crystal ball, colby. >> i see barack obama -- i talked to a former republican c
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2012 5:00am EST
. connecticut got nailed a lot worse than expected. dan berry almost nine inches. one location in central jersey was about 12 inches, but there wasn't a lot of high reports near there. we have to verify that. central park in new york city had almost five inches which is unheard of this early in the season. the storm almost looks like a tropical storm. it's wrapping warmer air into new england. the roads will melt in a hurry in especially the high traffic areas. the snow has just about ended in the white. a little left here. the big heavy snows are done with in just about all areas. so we're going to deal with rain, drizzle and strong gusty winds. if there's going to be any wind damage this morning, it's going to be out here on cape cod. providence, good wind. we have been gusting in the 50s for the last couple hours over the island and all through cape cod. that's the only issue with the storm left. as i mentioned, the temperatures are starting to go above freezing especially the big cities. the highways will see improvement as we go throughout the morning. the forecast goes into the 40s.
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2012 2:30am PST
down some trees. additional power outages in new jersey and connecticut. the good with the storm is that the storm surge and as far as the beach erosion and the waves on the coast of the jersey shore were not as bad as expected. that's good. we didn't do a lot of additional damage in the areas hit hard by sandy. this almost looks like a tropical storm. you can see it's wound up south of nantucket right now. the worst of the winds is definitely down along cape cod. that's where it will continue this morning. look at the wind gusts, 50 to 60 miles per hour from provincetown down to nantucket. it will get better as the day goes on across all of connecticut, massachusetts and rhode island. the worst is over with. the storm is beginning to wrap in some warmer air off the ocean. all the big city temperatures are above freezing and the roads are beginning to improve. as the cars get on them this morning, a lot of them have been treated, so the roads will be improving. a lot of the schools have two or three-hour delays because they know the temperatures will go into the 40s later today and
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
connecticut's wealthiest towns were powerless against a fire that struck three waterfront mansions just as hurricane sandy blew ashore. listen to the power of the wind. greenwich firefighters were forced to retreat and then return later to fight the flames. >> the scope of this tragedy just keeps unfolding. it's amazing. >> it is. >>> with that, let's take a look at weather from across the country on this thursday morning. a mix of sun and clouds in the northeast, with scattered showers from new england to the nation's capital. a chilly day around the great lakes. warming up, though, across the south. showers in the pacific northwest and northern rockies. >> 60s from billings to salt lake city. just 38 in fargo. and 43 in the twin cities. 50s in the midwest and northeast. mostly 80s from miami to dallas. >>> when we come back this morning, a lab finds out what is lurking in that floodwater left in the wake of sandy. >>> from what's in the water to where is the gas? drivers waiting in long lines for whatever they can get. >>> also, the national guard getting food and water to thousands of p
MSNBC
Nov 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
. containment boons are keeping the oil where it is. let's go to connecticut where these intense images are three mansions being burned to the ground as wind gusts fueled the flames. firefighters couldn't save the homes because of the intensity of the situation. you can see how bad it is. back to new jersey, 5% of hoboken remains underwater. the national guard arrived. the mayor is begging for more assistance. >> we need more food. we need more resources. so anyone who is listening to this in the city of hoboken or neighboring towns who can get to us, we ask you to come and deliver your supplies. >> atlantic city, president obama met with new jersey governor chris christie. after the two leaders surveyed the damage along the jersey shore, the president vowed he wouldn't tolerate red tape. >> i instituted a 15-minute rule essentially on my team. you return everybody's phone calls in 15 minutes. whether it's the mayor, governors, county officials, if they need something, we figure out a way to say yes. >> during one of his stops, governor christie found more victims in utter despair. >> i
NBC
Oct 31, 2012 11:00pm PDT
cheerios peanut butter. >>> take a look. new video shows three connecticut mansions burning as sandy made landfall on monday night. this video released by the fire department in connecticut. it showed the windy conditions that prevented those firefighters from battling the blaze. first responders evacuated residents but were unable to save their home. >>> millions of people are without power in the northeast. floodwaters remain in many areas, including lower manhattan. president obama toured the jersey coast today, where he pledged support for the long haul. jay gray is in new jersey with the latest. >> reporter: this is what the long road back looks like in new jersey. >> devastated. it's unbelievable. >> reporter: and for many, unbearable. >> i got nothing left. no memories or anything else. everything's ruined. >> reporter: ravaged by sandy. homes ripped from their foundations. thrown in the middle of the street. entire communities washed away. others still underwater. we're seeing a very common sight here. the devastation stretches for miles. towns and lives reduced to rubble. >>
FOX
Nov 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
arrested in 2011 in his homestate of connecticut, accused of 17 sexual assaults in maryland, virginia, connecticut and rhode island. >>> prince george's county police are searching for two men who robbed two others by pulling a semiautomatic weapon and stole a victim's wallet and car keys in the 6400 block of new hampshire avenue. surveillance camera captured some of the robbery. if you know those men or anything about the robberies, please caught prince george's county police department. >>> in prince george's county police are investigating a shooting that killed a man in hillcrest heights before 9:00 tonight. police were responding to a report of gunshots and found the man lying in the street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. he died on the way to the hospital. no word on a suspect or motive. the vicm has not been identified. >>> coming up a small child makes a big difference, how a 6- year-old came up with an idea to help hundreds of victims of hurricane sandy. >> sue is tracking some more weather spots. >> the snow continues falling heavily across new jersey, new york into
NBC
Nov 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
so we're a million more customers have been restored from the height of the storm. >>> in connecticut, garbage is piling up on the streets as flooded basements are being cleaned out. >>> in new york, washed out subways are starting to come back, and there are huge lines to get on buses as the city deals with a gridlock nightmare. work could begin today on removing a massive crane that's been dangling high above a midtown manhattan street. a lot of people are questioning the decision to go ahead with the new york city marathon sunday. mayor michael bloomberg says it won't hurt storm relief efforts. and in lower manhattan where power may not come back until the weekend, our reporter from wnbc found an incredible sight near a supermarket. >> look how desperate it has got in here in this neighborhood. people are dumpster diving and what they're going after here is the food. some that i've spoken with so hungry they literally pried open this dumpster and they are literally picking through. >>> four days after san dirks fatigue and frustration mount as people wait for electric power and mor
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